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Chancellor Philip Hammond announced today (29 October) that the income tax personal allowance and higher rate threshold will be increased in April 2019
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Chancellor Philip Hammond announced today (29 October) that the income tax personal allowance and higher rate threshold will be increased in April 2019

Chancellor Philip Hammond announced today (29 October) that the income tax personal allowance and higher rate threshold will be increased in April 2019, bringing forward the Conservative's 2017 manifesto promises by a year.

Plans to increase the personal allowance to £12,500 and the higher rate to £50,000 by 2020 - announced in May 2017 - will now kick in next year, Hammond revealed in today's Budget. Currently, the p...

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